North Carolina House won’t take up bipartisan medical marijuana bill passed by State Senate

In Politics by Michael Rae

The North Carolina State Senate made history in early June by passing the first medical marijuana bill that cleared one of the state’s legislative chambers. But North Carolina House Speaker Tim Moore (R) was adamant that “there are a lot of concerns with this bill” and he would not bring the medical marijuana bill up in the lower chamber.

“I think it’s something that’s going to really require further study,” Moore claimed, according to Marijuana Moment.

The bill would create a highly limited medical marijuana program in which only patients with certain debilitating medical conditions would be allowed to participate. These